Alsa Pace

30 March 1796–22 July 1883 (Age 87)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alsa

When Alsa Pace was born on 30 March 1796, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edmund Marion Pace, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Walker, was 29. He married Rhoda Jarvis on 22 March 1816. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Beat 1, Jasper, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Mississippi, United States in 1870. He died on 22 July 1883, in Bailey, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery, Obadiah, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States.

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Alsa Pace
Rhoda Jarvis
Marriage: 22 March 1816
Burrell Holland Pace
Bennett Rose Pace
Laura Ann Pace
Manerva Pace
Sarah Irene Pace
Abner W. Pace
Perlina Elizabeth Pace
Perlina Justina Pace
Alsa Carroll Pace
Jasper Napoleon Pace
Cornelius Reziah Pace
Rhoda Emeline Pace
Edwin Jabez Pace

Spouse and Children

22 March 1816


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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 3

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Age 21

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis ( see Pascal , Italian Pasquale ).2 nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis).3 Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Pace Family History

Pace Family North Carolina Tennessee Mississippi It was just such a group of mostly young, daring adventuresome people that showed up in Lauderdale County in the 1830’s. They felled the trees, clea …

Sources (3)

  • Alsa Pace, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alsa Pace, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alsa Pace, "Find A Grave Index"

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